Sir (John) Richard Stone(1913-1991), Economist, Nobel Prize winner and Professor of Finance and Accounting, University of Cambridge
Sitter in 3 portraits
Stone was an economist and statistician who developed a national accounting model. After studying economics at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge he assisted James Meade on the project to create the first national accounts for the UK. Stone gradually took over and went on to assist the governments of the United States and Canada with the creation of an international database. In 1945 he became the first director of Applied Economics at Cambridge University. 1984 he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work.